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IDV10460 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Victoria Local Waters Forecast for Port Phillip Issued at 4:40 pm EDT on Wednesday 21 February 2018 for the period until midnight EDT Sunday 25 February 2018. ================================================================================ Please be aware Wind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height. ================================================================================ Warning Information Details of warnings are available on the Bureau's website www.bom.gov.au, by telephone 1300-659-217* or through some TV and radio broadcasts. Weather Situation A high pressure system just to the east of Tasmania extends a ridge up the eastern seaboard. On Thursday a low pressure system will move southeastwards from the head of the Bight and will pass over far southwest Victorian coastal waters Friday night. The low will move rapidly away to the southeast on Saturday as cold front crosses Bass Strait, leaving a vigorous west to southwesterly airflow across Bass Strait on Sunday which will moderate over western waters late in the day. Forecast for Wednesday 21 February until midnight Winds: Northeast to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Cloudy. Forecast for Thursday 22 February Winds: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Cloudy. 60% chance of rain. Forecast for Friday 23 February Winds: East to southeasterly below 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly before dawn then increasing to 15 to 20 knots around midday. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday. Weather: Cloudy. 70% chance of rain. Forecast for Saturday 24 February Winds: Northerly 20 to 30 knots turning westerly 15 to 25 knots during the day then increasing to 25 to 30 knots during the evening. Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Weather: Partly cloudy. 80% chance of showers. Forecast for Sunday 25 February Winds: Westerly 20 to 30 knots turning southwesterly during the morning. Seas: 1 to 2 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am EDT Thursday. * Calls to 1300 number cost around 27.5c inc. GST, higher from mobiles or public phones. Marine forecasts are also available on VHF and HF radio. View the radio schedule on www.bom.gov.au/marine ================================================================================ Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast for information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones. ================================================================================ Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 2011, Bureau of Meteorology (ABN 92 637 533 532). Users of these web pages are deemed to have read and accepted the conditions described in the Copyright, Disclaimer, and Privacy statements (http://www.bom.gov.au/other/copyright.shtml). 1